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Plaid is a financial technology company. It develops a platform that connects with users' bank accounts. The Company offers various APIs that provide financial services, including transaction data control, users' identities verification, account balance verification.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteplaid.com
Employee Ratings4.8

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)213(+8%)

Key People/Management at Plaid

Kurahashi Kenta

Kurahashi Kenta

CEO
Shibayama Naoki

Shibayama Naoki

CTO
Zach Perret

Zach Perret

Co-Founder
William Hockey

William Hockey

Co-Founder
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Plaid Office Locations

Plaid has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
25 Maiden Ln, San Francisco
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Plaid Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

Plaid total Funding

$309.3 m

Plaid latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

Plaid investors

Plaid's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $250 m. In total, Plaid has raised $309.3 m. Plaid's latest valuation is reported to be $2.7 b.
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Plaid Revenue

Market valuation

2.7b
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Plaid Operating Metrics

Plaid's Customers was reported to be 20 m in Oct, 2018.
Oct, 2018

Banks

10 k

Customers

20 m
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Plaid Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
QuovoJanuary 08, 2019
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Plaid Online and Social Media Presence

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Plaid News and Updates

Plaid snags API competitor Quovo for $200 million

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Plaid, a US fintech that enables consumers to connect their bank accounts to other financial services providers through application programming interfaces (APIs),…

Buzzy $2.7 billion fintech Plaid is making its first major acquisition to expand into the wealth management space

Buzzy fin tech company Plaid said on Tuesday it's buying competitor Quovo to break into the wealth management space. It's the first major acquisition for Plaid, which has recently been valued at around $2.7 billion in its latest funding round.  One of the hottest fin tech companies in Silicon Va…

Fintech company Plaid acquires peer Quovo

U.S. fintech company Plaid Inc said on Tuesday it had acquired New York-based peer Quovo Inc to boost its portfolio of software products that connect banks with fintech apps.

Bank data sharing startup Plaid moves into wealth management through Quovo acquisition

Plaid, a US startup that links consumer bank accounts with fintech apps like Venmo and Coinbase, is...

Fintech start-up Plaid to buy competitor Quovo for $200 million in its first major deal

Fintech start-up Plaid is buying competing data company Quovo for $200 million.

Top VC deals: Plaid is worth $2.65 billion; The Riveter raises capital to expand women's coworking

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Plaid Blogs

Plaid People: François Chu

When François Chu was growing up in France, he didn’t know what the universe had in store for him—only that he wanted to know everything he could about the universe while he had the chance. Fast forward a couple decades, and he still makes a point to absorb

Changelog - February 2019

Highlights from what we've been working on over the last month: Auth: We launched new features for Auth enabling developers to authenticate accounts from any bank or credit union in the U.S. Link automatically guides end-users to the best way to authenticate their account based on the bank they

Esusu: A Disruptive Savings App Rooted in Tradition

With the help of Plaid Auth, Esusu is making financial stability attainable for the underserved. In a country as diverse as the United States, there’s no one-size-fits-all pathway to financial stability, but the mainstream system has long assumed the opposite, leaving low-to-middle-income and immig…

Now supporting Auth for every bank and credit union in the U.S.

We’re excited to introduce an upgraded Auth product that enables developers to authenticate accounts from any of the ~11,500 banks or credit unions in the U.S.—in more ways that are fast, simple, and user-friendly. In 2018, we made big strides in expanding Auth’s coverage to

Quovo is joining Plaid

We're excited to announce that Plaid has acquired Quovo to make it easier for developers to build products that incorporate investment and brokerage data. Financial applications have historically used Plaid primarily to interact with checking and savings accounts. In acquiring Quovo, we are extendi…

Changelog - 2018 Year in Review

2018 was an exciting year for everyone in fintech. As we kickoff the new year here at Plaid, here’s a look back at our product launches, improvements, and milestones over the last year. Institution Coverage: We continued to expand our institution coverage across all products, surpassing majo…
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Plaid Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Plaid founded?

    Plaid was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Plaid key executives?

    Plaid's key executives are Kurahashi Kenta, Shibayama Naoki and Zach Perret.

  • How many employees does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 213 employees.

  • Who are Plaid competitors?

    Competitors of Plaid include Varo Money, Certua and CyberVein.

  • Where is Plaid headquarters?

    Plaid headquarters is located at 25 Maiden Ln, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Plaid offices?

    Plaid has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 1 office.